On October 20, 1946, Mr. Ignatius Sakalas, one of the foremost Lithuanian philatelists in the US, gathered together a group of enthusiastic philatelists in Chicago and formed the Lithuania Philatelic Society (Filatelistų draugija "Lietuva"). Mr. John Green was elected President with Mr. Sakalas as Vice President, Mr. Ben S. Jurėnas as secretary, and Mr. Vincent Petrauskas as … [Read More...] about Lithuania Philatelic Society – 75 years
Please join us for our January philatelic meetup on ZOOM: Saturday, January 28, 202212:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) (UTC – 6)19:00 Berlin time20:00 Vilnius time Add to … [Read More...] about January 2023 Virtual Meetup – Lithuanian philately
Vilnius, the ancient capital of Lithuania, in the later centuries had become famous for its wide-ranging trade fair, traditionally known as "Kaziuko mugė". Its name is associated … [Read More...] about The Vilnius (Wilna) Fair in 1916
This listing is a work-in-progress, and further additions/corrections are welcome. Known covers show that genuinely registered covers/postcards were assigned a number within the … [Read More...] about The 1920 Telšiai Local Issue: by registration number
May your holidays be filled with precious memories and joy. Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful New Year ahead! … [Read More...] about Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Ukmergė is a district centre in Aukštaitija (eastern part of Lithuania), approx. half-way between Vilnius and Panevėžys. During the German withdrawal from Russia at the end of … [Read More...] about Ukmergė 1919 – 1921
Memel / Klaipeda
The original Scalovian and Curonian territory was conquered the German Order of Teutonic Knights who built the Memel Castle (Memelburg) in 1252. Its main purpose was to strengthen … [Read More...] about The Memel – Klaipėda Territory: Historical background